Low resting heart rate, no other symptoms, not an athlete

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Hi everyone.

I am a 23 year old female. I have had a smart watch since Christmas and have regularly worn it. I have noticed that my resting heart rate has consistently been around 50-60 bpm. When I leave my watch on overnight, it occasionally drops within the 40s whilst I am sleeping. It does however increase normally with exercise/activity.

I am overweight, and currently weighing 15st 0lbs, but I have been actively loosing weight since the start of this year. My start weight was 16st 8lbs, and I intend to continue loosing weight.

I have a fairly active lifestyle at the moment. I have a part time job (3-4 days a week) where I am on my feet all day and a walk back home (approx. 1 mile uphill). Outside of my job, I am often tidying, walking around supermarkets, etc. I would not consider myself to be unfit, but clearly I am unhealthy if I am overweight.

I haven't been too bothered about my relatively low heart rate as I just assumed it was normal for me. I only began to be worried about this a few days ago as I left my watch on overnight and my bpm dropped to 38. I am not sure if this may be linked, but that night I left my watch on, I had a night out and consumed a fair amount of alcohol. Had I not left my watch on, I would not be worried about this.

I also believe I suffer with anxiety. I say believe because I have not been diagnosed with it, nor have I been to a Doctor about it. Again, I am unsure if this has anything to do with a low heart rate, or I am just letting this whole thing play on my mind too much.

I would like to reiterate that I have not experienced any other symptoms that are relevant to any condition that may have come up in Google searches relating to low heart rate.

Can anyone put my mind at ease, or is this actually really serious and that I need to tell someone.

Thank you 😃

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